GRAPHIC DESIGNER/MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Louisville Orchestra seeks a Graphic Designer/ Marketing Associate. Position available immediately.
Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:  Michelle Winters (mwinters@louisvilleorchestra.org)
Louisville Orchestra, 323 W. Broadway, Suite 700  Louisville KY  40202

Duties:

  • Will concept, create and deliver print ads, sales brochures, and print and digital collateral materials with creative solutions for initiatives spanning the entire organization. Must be able to work from concept to production
  • Individual should have demonstrated experience in graphic design disciplines, layout, color, typography and be able to successfully use this knowledge to create compelling and strategic creative
  • Will need to understand the LO brand and execute with versatility across both print and digital formats
  • Understand and manage distribution processes for collateral materials
  • Individual must be a proactive thinker, self-motivated, self-managed and have excellent communication skills – both verbal and written with demonstrated presentation skills
  • Will need to partner closely with the Director of Marketing and the Marketing Manager
  • Collaborate with other staff from Education, Production and Fundraising depts. to fulfill graphic needs
  • Work daily, both autonomously as an individual artist as well as be able to collaborate with teams
  • Maintain complete, organized, backed-up and accessible electronic file archives

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in graphic design is required. Excellent communication, reading and writing skills
  • Knowledge of electronic file organization, servers and cross-platform optimization, (FTP, PDF creation) on a MAC. In-house project management and organizational procedures
  • Ideal candidates are ones that know how files are prepared for printing with mastery of Adobe (Cloud) Photoshop, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Adobe Pro and InDesign
  • Familiarity with print processing timelines and formats
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Strong understanding of typography, color, hierarchy and layout
  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively with enthusiasm and teamwork is important
  • Strong-time management and organizational skills
  • Possess speed and energy to fit in a fast-paced environment that is reactive to business need
  • This position requires flexibility with project scheduling, project problem solving and edits
  • Ability to create and develop within the LO brand
  • Working the marketing/information table at LO performances on a schedule in rotation with other staff – requires evenings and weekends

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or comparable work experience
  • 2 years minimum previous professional experience
  • Preferred – familiarity with orchestra music